Photography: A World to WarholBy Ellen Pearlman
In 1982, before it was hip, fashionable, or barely possible, Andy Warhol tripped off to China with young photographer Christopher Makos, who documented the fabulous but anonymous Andy in Mao land.
Poetry RoundupBy Jeffrey Cyphers Wright
Gaius Valerius Catullus we laud the caustic wit and cloacal satirist for his love, sorrow and outsized audacity.
Poetry: Rounding Out the EdgesBy Jim Feast
In A Man of Letters in the Modern Age, Allen Tate makes the compelling argument that great poetry emerges at the edge of a belief system or way of living that has fallen short.
Poetry: Before- And After-ImageBy Ben Tripp
Kenneth Patchens reputation as a proto-beatnik poet, visual artist, activist, jazz performer and all around bohemian emanates an aura of saintliness.
Fiction: Two Halves of a WholeBy Hana Malia
Messings debut novel unfolds in two rotating narratives of one womans life, one of her lonesome present and the other of her lucidly recalled childhood.
Fiction: Who, You?By Jessica Stults
The flap of your book identifies you as a post-modern legend, which Im not sure how to take, so it is with some apprehension that I flip to the beginning of You.
Nonfiction: Legends from the LevantBy Mia Eaton
Amin Maalouf is a Lebanese-born journalist who immigrated to France in 1975 to escape his countrys civil war. A world-renowned novelist, essayist, historian, journalist, and librettist, Maalouf bridges East and West through his exploratory writing about Arab culture.
Nonfiction: Beauty, Old FaithfulBy Marcela Silva
With his most recent theoretical construction, Eyes Upside Down, P. Adams Sitney, author of Visionary Film, reveals an intricate matrix of aesthetic attributes with Ralph Waldo Emerson as its core source.
Nonfiction: The Cold Hard Facts of HomeBy Meghan Roe
The scene opens with a flourish of horns, strings, and cymbals, on a panoramic strip of sun-dappled Tennessee forestland.
Nonfiction: How a Stroke Became GeniusBy Robert Blaisdell
Engel is a Canadian detective novelist, and one morning in the summer of 2001, as he tries to look at the newspaper, he can't recognize the letters.
Prose RoundupBy Ben Mirov, Mayra David, Jackson Taylor, and Tatiaana Laine
Full of innovative stylistic flourishes and classic noir motifs, Abraham Rodriguezs new crime novel South by South Bronx is infused with the right balance of new and old.